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Joe Root

Joe Root
Full name Joseph Edward Root
Born December 30, 1990, Sheffield, Yorkshire
Current age 27
Major team England
Batting style Right Handed
Bowling style Off break
ODI Debut January 11, 2013 v India at Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Rajkot

Joe Root has often been compared to Geoffrey Boycott and Michael Vaughan, two of Yorkshire's premium batsmen. The right-hand batsman was named in the U-19 squad for the World Cup in New Zealand after performing well against Bangladesh U-19 in 2009.

Root scored close to a 1000 runs for Yorkshire's first XI in 2009 and was given a chance to play for the England Lions. He made his first-class debut in 2010, and since then became a regular in the Lions setup. Impressing batting coach Graham Thorpe, Root scored 964 first-class runs in the season with a highest score of 222 against Hampshire. In 2012, the 21-year old was then handed a deserving berth in the national squad for the Test series against India, in place of retired Andrew Strauss along with a place in Yorkshire's T20 squad for the Champions League T20 that preceded the Indian tour. Root was drafted into the playing XI for the final Test during the historic tour of India in 2012 and impressed instantly on debut with his skilled batting in the one Test and his handy bowling in the shorter formats.

Ashes fame was to follow soon when Root scored 180 in the second Ashes Test at Lord's and gained truck-loads of respect for his maturity and temperament. The following Ashes had very little on the platter for Root as he and all other English batsmen included, couldn't handle the heat from the Australian quicks, losing the series 5-0. However, Root is currently one of England's most promising youngsters and the added responsibility of captaincy has taken his game up a notch.

Batting and Fielding Averages

MatInnsNoRunsHSAveBFSR100504s6sCtSt
Tests7413512627925451.041137555.20144171617830
ODIS11611016480013351.06552886.83132838140550
T20IS282647879035.77612128.59048016150
First-class131227221006825449.111793056.1523561187271200
List A15314621592313347.38696185.08143548443670
Twenty2061551114209232.271112127.690815724260

Bowling Averages

MatInnsBallsRunsWktsAveEconSR4w5w10
Tests74 6417828931947.00 3.0093.78000
ODIS116 60134212992064.95 5.8067.10000
T20IS28 984139623.16 9.9214.00000
First-class131 118342717473944.79 3.0587.87100
List A153 83186317433254.46 5.6158.21000
Twenty2061 302584081040.80 9.4825.80000

Split by Team in Tests

MatInnsBARUBAAVSRHSHUFICTSTOVMADWIER
Australia1936 4136942.7847.7518039140105179
Bangladesh24 09824.5055.36560140200
India1628 3142156.8453.08154*491404173
New Zealand917 065638.5848.731041511041.4123
Pakistan917 291661.0660.50254161601941
South Africa816 184756.4664.70190261003150
Sri Lanka58 134649.4258.05200*117010.240
West Indies69 162678.2570.41182*247047183

Split by Team in ODIs

MatInnsBARUBAAVSRHSHUFICTSTOVMADWIER
Australia2323 355727.8572.2491*0516064.407
Bangladesh22 1162162.0092.04133*1020400
India1715 268452.6185.0711333503200
New Zealand1919 490160.0692.50106*35902301
Pakistan1010 046546.5088.40890550701
South Africa99 047753.0086.411252120700
Sri Lanka1917 382558.9289.4712125604301
West Indies1110 256070.0086.9510723602324
Ireland22 1122122.0097.607301001505
Scotland33 04715.66138.23290020501
Afghanistan10 0-0.000020000

Split by Team in T20Is

MatInnsBARUBAAVSRHSHUFICTSTOVMADWIER
Australia66 218746.75140.6090*0110502
India76 116132.20100.0046*0030000
New Zealand32 19595.00139.70680110201
Pakistan33 05819.33123.40320000100
South Africa33 012541.66171.23830130100
Sri Lanka22 03015.0096.77250020201
West Indies33 011939.66130.76540130302
Afghanistan11 01212.00150.00120020000

Last 5 Matches in Tests

  • Batting
  • 0(3) v India on September 7, 2018
  • 125(190) v India on September 7, 2018
  • 4(14) v India on August 30, 2018
  • 48(88) v India on August 30, 2018
  • 16(29) v India on August 18, 2018
  • 13(40) v India on August 18, 2018
  • 19(53) v India on August 9, 2018
  • 80(156) v India on August 1, 2018
  • 14(35) v India on August 1, 2018
  • Bowling
  • 0/17 vs India on September 7, 2018
  • DNB vs India on August 30, 2018
  • 0/9 vs India on August 18, 2018
  • DNB vs India on August 9, 2018
  • DNB vs India on August 1, 2018

Last 5 Matches in ODIs

  • Batting
  • 100*(120) v India on July 17, 2018
  • 113(116) v India on July 14, 2018
  • 3(6) v India on July 12, 2018
  • 1(3) v Australia on June 24, 2018
  • 27(35) v Australia on June 21, 2018
  • Bowling
  • DNB vs India on July 17, 2018
  • DNB vs India on July 14, 2018
  • 0/9 vs India on July 12, 2018
  • 0/32 vs Australia on June 24, 2018
  • 0/44 vs Australia on June 21, 2018

Last 5 Matches in T20Is

  • Batting
  • 9(10) v India on July 6, 2018
  • 0(1) v India on July 3, 2018
  • 35(24) v Australia on June 27, 2018
  • 17(19) v West Indies on September 16, 2017
  • 42(37) v India on February 1, 2017
  • Bowling
  • DNB vs India on July 6, 2018
  • DNB vs India on July 3, 2018
  • DNB vs Australia on June 27, 2018
  • 0/11 vs West Indies on September 16, 2017
  • DNB vs India on February 1, 2017

Team Rankings

RankTeamPointsRating
1 India 4016 115
2 South Africa 3712 106
3 Australia 3499 106
4 England 4722 105
5 New Zealand 2354 102
FULL Ranking